Public Policy Praxis A Case Approach for Understanding Policy and Analysis
Edition: 2nd 2009
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Description: This updated readable and conceptual approach to public policy carefully balances theory and practiceunlike most other books, which either lack theory or lack practicality. The authors combine positivist and postpositivist perspectives on policy analysis, supported by interesting and useful cases.Explores the political basis of policy making and analysis, with a careful eye toward readers'39; practical needs. Provides models and tools, along with the analytical knowledge necessary for policy analysis. Discusses the limitations, practical political problems, and ethical implications of different techniques and methodologies. Discusses value conflict, power, political systems, democracy, subjectivity, and ambiguity.A comprehensive reference for professionals in public administration or anyone interested in learning about public policy formulation.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $127.60
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/30/2008
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
|Theory And Practice|
|Public Policy, Power, the People, Pluralism, and You|
|The Rational Public Policy Method|
|Critiques of the Rational Approach|
|The Nonrational (Political) Approach|
|Practice And Theory|
|A Pragmatic Public Policy Analysis Method|
|Postpositivist Problem Definition and Praxis|
|Doing Democracy: A New Fifth Step|
|The Positivist Toolbox|
|The Conclusion: Praxis|
|ldquo;Teaching Story Analysisrdquo;|
|ldquo;Bad Policy Analysisrdquo;|
|ldquo;This isnrsquo;t a Hilton Hotel, Marsquo;amrdquo;|
|ldquo;Dutch Donor Delusion Deepens Divide & Delineates Decision Difficulty Dilemmardquo;|
|ldquo;Music or Muzak at the Campus Radio Station: The Effects of Different Electoral Systems on Resultsrdquo;|
|ldquo;The Case of the School Fightrdquo;|
|Role Playing Simulation: ldquo;Big River and Siting an Airport: Case for Democracy and Policy Analysisrdquo;|